Adventures in Mirror-Land

Magnus Solvang writes an amusing account of his recent adventure
in mirroring the ISO image of the Linux-Mandrake distribution.

“After getting in touch with the people in linux-mandrake, the
image was uploaded and made ready for download. The actual filesize
is 589 MB. A lot of data, to be sure, but I didn’t really believe
that a great number of people would bother to download it. I mean,
fivehundredandeightynine megs…”